Title ID 4023Collection ID121
TitleVisit to Leonardslee Gardens
Date[ca. 1960]
CollectionJohn Mitchell
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
KeywordsAnimals Buildings Cars Lakes Landscape Leisure Time Activities Rural Areas
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionJohn P. Mitchell
CameraJohn P. Mitchell
FormatColour Silent
Duration10 mins. 05 secs.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


An amateur film of a day out at Leonardslee gardens, West Sussex, exploring the grounds, resident kangaroo and flowers.


The film begins with various shot of the gardens, lakes, trees and flowers as well as visitors to the gardens. There are a number of close ups of flowers, shots of the house situated in the grounds and a section featuring a kangaroo which is feeding in the woods. A shot of an audio tape recorder and a zooming shot of a map of the area are followed by more shots around the gardens. The film finishes with scenes filmed from the car, driving home from the gardens.